Esty’s Philadelphia Finds

Esty’s Philadelphia Finds

Etsy is a great place to find handmade goods from all over the world. I also love to search the listings for inspiration on new crafts.  One of my favorite Etsy features is the Treasury. I don't usually create treasuries of my own, but I love to look through the ones others have made. Today it dawned on me to search our new home of Philadelphia and I came up with a bunch of great Philadelphia inspired items. I have included pictures and links to some of my favorite finds below. … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping – King of Prussia Mall

Holiday Shopping – King of Prussia Mall

It's the time of year for carols, decorations, sweet treats and shopping chaos. Christmas is just six days away so the stores are more crowded than ever.  If you waited until the last minute like so many others and are in the Philadelphia area grab your walking shoes, hop in your car (or check a SEPTA schedule) and head over to the King of Prussia mall just 20 minutes from Center City. It is the largest mall on the east coast and home to two separate buildings filled with over 400 stores, … [Read more...]

Spiced Pecan Pumpkin Quick Bread Mix

Spiced Pecan Pumpkin Quick Bread Mix

I recently took a trip to King of Prussia Mall with my mom and we were lured into William Sonoma.  I usually wouldn't even go into this store because it is pretty expensive, but the scent of fresh baked goods was wafting into the mall and we couldn't resist!  We learned that the store has a variety of classes such as technique classes, cooking classes and product demonstrations.  (Lucky for us we walked by during the middle of a specialty bundt cake pan demonstration!)  I hope to sign up for … [Read more...]